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The Resource Body matters : feminism, textuality, corporeality, edited by Avril Horner and Angela Keane

Body matters : feminism, textuality, corporeality, edited by Avril Horner and Angela Keane

Label
Body matters : feminism, textuality, corporeality
Title
Body matters
Title remainder
feminism, textuality, corporeality
Statement of responsibility
edited by Avril Horner and Angela Keane
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BDS
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1947-
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  • Horner, Avril
  • Keane, Angela
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  • Feminist theory
  • Sex differences (Psychology)
Label
Body matters : feminism, textuality, corporeality, edited by Avril Horner and Angela Keane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes on the contributors
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Part 1.
  • Consumption, production and reproduction
  • 1.
  • 'Candid advice to the fair sex': or, the politics of maternity in late eighteenth-century Britain/
  • Amanda Gilroy
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft's imperious sympathies: population, maternity and Romantic individualism/
  • Angela Keane
  • p. 29
  • 3.
  • Productive, reproductive and consuming bodies in Victorian aesthetic models/
  • Regenia Gagnier
  • p. 43
  • 4.
  • Embodying the New Woman: Dorothy Richardson, work and the London cafe/
  • Scott Mccracken
  • p. 58
  • Part 2.
  • Matters of difference: misrecognition and dissymmetries
  • 5.
  • Bodily dissymmetries and masculine anxiety: Herculine has the last laugh/
  • Ursula Tidd
  • p. 75
  • 6.
  • Embodying strangers/
  • Sara Ahmed
  • p. 85
  • 7.
  • Material difference and the supplementary body in Alice Walker's The Color Purple/
  • Charmaine Eddy
  • p. 97
  • 8.
  • body and its discontents/
  • Elisabeth Bronfen
  • p. 109
  • Part 3.
  • Memory and mourning: narratives of violation
  • 9.
  • Eighteenth-century prostitution: feminist debates and the writing of histories/
  • Vivien Jones
  • p. 127
  • 10.
  • story of Draupadi's disrobing: meanings for our times/
  • Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
  • p. 143
  • 11.
  • Boundaries of violence: female migratory subjects, political agency and postcoloniality/
  • You-Me Park
  • p. 159
  • 12.
  • Substantiating discourses of emergence: corporeality, spectrality and postmodern historiography in Toni Morrison's Beloved/
  • Susan Spearey
  • p. 170
  • Part 4.
  • Re-viewing bodies in fiction
  • 13.
  • Little girls and large women: representations of the female body in Elizabeth Bowen's later fiction/
  • Clare Hanson
  • p. 185
  • 14.
  • Textu(r)al braille: visionary (re)readings of H.D./
  • Rachel Connor
  • p. 199
  • 15.
  • Daphne du Maurier and Gothic signatures: Rebecca as vamp(ire)/
  • Avril Horner
  • Sue Zlosnik
  • p. 209
  • Part 5.
  • Spirits, mystics and transcendents
  • 16.
  • Memory, imagination and the (m)other: an Irigarayan reading of Charlotte Bronte's Villette/
  • Sue Chaplin
  • p. 225
  • 17.
  • lesbian Christ: body politics in Helene Cixous's Le Livre de Promethea/
  • Val Gough
  • p. 234
  • 18.
  • Imaginal bodies and feminine spirits: performing gender in Jungian theory and Atwood's Alias Grace/
  • Susan Rowland
  • p. 244
Control code
990719054680
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 260 p.
Isbn
9780719054693
Label
Body matters : feminism, textuality, corporeality, edited by Avril Horner and Angela Keane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes on the contributors
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Part 1.
  • Consumption, production and reproduction
  • 1.
  • 'Candid advice to the fair sex': or, the politics of maternity in late eighteenth-century Britain/
  • Amanda Gilroy
  • p. 17
  • 2.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft's imperious sympathies: population, maternity and Romantic individualism/
  • Angela Keane
  • p. 29
  • 3.
  • Productive, reproductive and consuming bodies in Victorian aesthetic models/
  • Regenia Gagnier
  • p. 43
  • 4.
  • Embodying the New Woman: Dorothy Richardson, work and the London cafe/
  • Scott Mccracken
  • p. 58
  • Part 2.
  • Matters of difference: misrecognition and dissymmetries
  • 5.
  • Bodily dissymmetries and masculine anxiety: Herculine has the last laugh/
  • Ursula Tidd
  • p. 75
  • 6.
  • Embodying strangers/
  • Sara Ahmed
  • p. 85
  • 7.
  • Material difference and the supplementary body in Alice Walker's The Color Purple/
  • Charmaine Eddy
  • p. 97
  • 8.
  • body and its discontents/
  • Elisabeth Bronfen
  • p. 109
  • Part 3.
  • Memory and mourning: narratives of violation
  • 9.
  • Eighteenth-century prostitution: feminist debates and the writing of histories/
  • Vivien Jones
  • p. 127
  • 10.
  • story of Draupadi's disrobing: meanings for our times/
  • Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
  • p. 143
  • 11.
  • Boundaries of violence: female migratory subjects, political agency and postcoloniality/
  • You-Me Park
  • p. 159
  • 12.
  • Substantiating discourses of emergence: corporeality, spectrality and postmodern historiography in Toni Morrison's Beloved/
  • Susan Spearey
  • p. 170
  • Part 4.
  • Re-viewing bodies in fiction
  • 13.
  • Little girls and large women: representations of the female body in Elizabeth Bowen's later fiction/
  • Clare Hanson
  • p. 185
  • 14.
  • Textu(r)al braille: visionary (re)readings of H.D./
  • Rachel Connor
  • p. 199
  • 15.
  • Daphne du Maurier and Gothic signatures: Rebecca as vamp(ire)/
  • Avril Horner
  • Sue Zlosnik
  • p. 209
  • Part 5.
  • Spirits, mystics and transcendents
  • 16.
  • Memory, imagination and the (m)other: an Irigarayan reading of Charlotte Bronte's Villette/
  • Sue Chaplin
  • p. 225
  • 17.
  • lesbian Christ: body politics in Helene Cixous's Le Livre de Promethea/
  • Val Gough
  • p. 234
  • 18.
  • Imaginal bodies and feminine spirits: performing gender in Jungian theory and Atwood's Alias Grace/
  • Susan Rowland
  • p. 244
Control code
990719054680
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 260 p.
Isbn
9780719054693

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